Policy Number 1020 Effective Date: February 1, 2019 Subject: Advocacy, Resources and Political Activity
To clarify the role of the Library in providing access to information on political topics.
Chesapeake Public Library champions free access to information. The Library does not support or show bias toward any individual, candidate, party or philosophy. Chesapeake Public Library strives to provide credible resources and tools to foster an empowered, engaged community.
Chesapeake Public Library may educate the public regarding Library legislation or any issue that may impact library services in the community or information regarding voter registration.
Political Activity on City Property
Patrons with an intent to engage in political activity should review Chesapeake City Code, Section 46-16.